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Frequently Asked Questions About Healthcare Clinics

Healthcare clinics are becoming more and more popular in the United States. Healthcare clinics and urgent cares are popping up in drugstores and as stand-alone businesses in retail centers.  But, if you have never been to one, you may have many questions about how they work. Here are a few frequently asked questions you may have about healthcare clinics. Why Are Healthcare Clinics Becoming So Popular? Healthcare clinics and urgent care centers are becoming a popular way for individuals to get the medical care they need. Read More 

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Is Your Pregnancy A Factor?

You might not expect to experience tingling, numbness or pain in your wrist or hand during pregnancy, but these symptoms are not as uncommon as you may think. Your symptoms may be caused by carpal tunnel syndrome, a condition that affects the median nerve at the wrist. While the majority of carpal tunnel cases are caused by repetitive motion stress, many pregnant women experience this condition as well.  What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Read More 

Rapid Prototyping Techniques: Taking A Look At The Basics, Advantages And Limitations Of Stereo-Lithography (SLA)

Gone are the days where parts need to be ordered and assembled from assembly lines. Instead, rapid prototyping in the health care industry has focused on numerous techniques that create the customized materials, tools and equipment needed in a matter of minutes. Stereo-lithography (SLA) is one of the most sought after technique. Although equipment that is needed for SLA can cost approximately $1 million apiece, the technology can produce customized products in an efficient manner. Read More 

Beating Acne Breakouts: Pantry Treatment Tips

Once thought to be a condition only plaguing adolescents and teenagers, acne can affect people of all ages. There are many commercial skin treatments to help combat outbreaks, but some of the most effective ones are actually hiding in your kitchen. Here's a look at a few acne treatment options for your breakouts without breaking the bank. Honey and Cinnamon Cinnamon is a natural antimicrobial, and honey is an antibiotic. When combined, the two pack a punch that acne simply can't stand up to. Read More 

3 Exotic Herbs With Surprising Health Benefits

You probably know that mint can help settle your stomach and chamomile can make you feel better when you're sick. If you're interested in alternative medicine at all, you may also be aware that basil has anti-inflammatory properties and that rose hips are good for helping bladder infections heal. However, there are many more herbs out there that have fantastic medicinal and healing properties that you may never have heard of. Read More